Pregnancy Week 27

Twenty Seven Weeks Pregnant

During this week, your baby is start developing his immune system with the natural antibodies which is getting to them through your placenta. Baby is getting skilled in swallow as well as in sucking which will help in drinking the milk after his birth.

Baby

How large is your baby at this week?

Your baby is 14.4 inches in length and his weight nearly 1.9 pounds at this week. This can be the size of the Barbie doll.

Development

 Recognizes voices:

Your baby starts recognizing both your and your partner’s voice in this week. This hearing capability is improving as the nerves connected to the ears are maturing. But the sounds he will hear will be stifled which is due to coating of vernix.

So it the best time to listen or sing some soft songs to your baby.

Taste buds:

Your baby taste buds are beginning developing now. In case if you eat something whether it is sweet or spicy, your baby is now capable of taste the difference in the amniotic fluid or other food. 

Baby may respond to that spicy meal by kicking or hiccupping.

Eyes:

The opening and closing of the baby’s eyes are start come into practice. The iris which is the colored part of the eye is now start developing its pigment by this week.

Most of the babies born with the blue eyes as they are still forming melanin for the iris. Many times color of the eyes transform from blue to green, hazel or brown during the childhood. The more melanin your iris will have the darker your eye color.

Hiccups:

Hiccupping will also start in this period. While doing this baby will not make any sound and you might feel them like sudden jumps or flinches in your abdomen

 Brain development:

Your little baby is now has a lively brain. The brain tissue is still developing but the brainstem is nearly mature completely at this week. This controls the heart rate, blood pressure and breathing.

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